By Timothy Wekesa.
The Kenya climate innovation center has held its Agribusiness exhibition in Bungoma town.
The exhibition executed under the Agribiz program intends to cultivate agribusiness ideas into opportunities for youths and women in Kenya.
Agribusiness products at the event, source files.
Speaking during the event at Bungoma Posta Grounds, the chief executive officer for the center of climate and innovation Ruth Ndegwa said the program brings different stakeholders together with the aim of networking and enabling them to complement each other.
"We have brought buyers, experts and producers of Agribusiness commodities together for them to access the flamboyant and ready market," she said.
She added that the organization also trains farmers and mentors them on value addition so that they maximize on profit margins.
Some value chained products, source files.
"Through our trainings, farmers are now embracing value chain addition and they can now get more from their farms," she added.
In addition she has encouraged youths to embrace farming as an employment opportunity citing that it can transform their lives.
"Agribusiness can help them out of the current joblessness crisis, they should embrace it because there are many organizations which can fund them," she said.
Madam Ndegwa speaks to journalists at Postal grounds, source files.
The exhibition included displays by Agrovets, supermarkets, hotels and dealers in other farm materials and inputs.
It should be noted that Agriculture provides 80% of all formal and informal job opportunities.
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